RandR 1.2 output properties and options

Xavier Bestel xavier.bestel at free.fr
Mon Nov 20 06:14:36 PST 2006

On Mon, 2006-11-20 at 15:08 +0100, Nicolas Mailhot wrote:
> Le lundi 20 novembre 2006 à 14:21 +0100, Srećko Morović a écrit :
> > Certainly synchronous (mode changes are rare so UI/WM hopefully won't
> > be starved-except if application starts to do DoS with randr calls),
> A plastic  disc (ie DVD) can contain several chained short sequences all
> using different resolutions and scales (typically : logo tunnel at the
> start of a film). In an ideal world media players should be capable of
> switching modes accordingly on the fly

Err .. no, because the time needed by CRTs to resync is long (way more
than one second). The media player should instead scale the video (using
Xv or something like that) accordingly.


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